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Sep 23, 2012 3:00am PDT
in virginia. we registered and made contact with over 300,000 people just in the last week. 150,000 just last weekend alone. >> hi, is your voter registration up to date. >> reporter: a few days later we caught up with obama supporters in herndon, west virginia, registering voters at a nearby visit. >> what i try to do is go where the folks are, barber shops, beauty parlors, libraries, back to school night. where did you live before? >> alexandria. >> you would need to reregister to vote. >> reporter: campaigns say it's also important that voters know what to bring to the poll ts. virginia like most states requires voters to present identification to vote. while virginia doesn't mandate a photo i.d., laws in about a dozen states do. several more face court challenges. the laws supporters say is to prevent voter fraud. >> whoever wins the next upcoming presidential race, i want everyone to say, yep, they won and there's no doubt about that person's mandate because of questions over the election process. >> reporter: a recent poll in three swing states found a majority vote for voter i.d. laws.
Sep 9, 2012 3:00am PDT
of virginia which president obama won in 2008 and where he holds a slim four-point lead over his republican rival. romney's visit to virginia comes on the heels of another disappointing jobs report which missed forecasts and showed a decline in the unemployment rate largely because more americans have stopped looking for work. it prompted the republican nominee to take aim at the president's record on job creation. >> with the unemployment level having stuck above 8% for 43 straight months, we remembered that the president promised that if we let him borrow almost $1 trillion, he'd never let it reach 8%. it's been above 8% ever since. this president has not fulfilled him promises. then he spoke at great length and had wonderful things to say at the democrat convention but didn't say what he would do to help people get jobs, come out of unemployment, or get people who are poor back to the middle class. he doesn't have a plan or ideas. we've got to make sure he doesn't have any more days in the white house after january. >> despite slow growth in the job market, president obama has widened hi
Sep 23, 2012 5:00am PDT
, michigan, florida, or virginia? the answer many 60 seconds. >>> before the break i asked you if you move the answer to this question. which of these swing states has the largest mof muslim voters? is it pennsylvania, michigan, florida, or virginia? well, if you are playing along at home, the aswer is pennsylvania. now, new york and california have the highest numbers overall, but they are not considered swing states. >>> on tuesday it will be two weeks since protests against an anti-islam film made in the u.s. began, but the outrage and in some instances violence is not just about insulting the prophet muhammad. earlier i spoke to "new york times" columnist nick krzysztof. he wrote behind the passion behind the protest in his column m "new york times" called exploiting the prophet. >> i think there are a few things going on here, and one is in a sense television can fashion few the degree of protest out there. you know, in libya, for example, there is a pretty small mof people who are ptesting against the video, and afterward there were huge numbers who were marching to -- and to apologi
Sep 8, 2012 3:00am PDT
later in florida and virginia. we'll bring you their comments, live. >>> now, a cnn exclusive. the navy s.e.a.l.s who captured and killed osama bin laden says the book is wrong. he's stirred a sensation with his account of the killing in the book, "no easy day". he says osama bin laden was already shot when they entered his room in pakistan. the head of u.s. operations went back to find out if it happened that way. they told him no, osama bin laden was standing in the room and that's when they shot him. >>> the killing of a u.s. border patrol agent. sanchez was detained 60 miles off the arizona border. the u.s. is seeking to extradite him. he's the second person arrested in the case. three others still at large. border agent ryan terry was killed two years ago. the two guns were linked to operation fast and furious. >>> four nfl players are eligible to play in team openers despite being suspended for the paid for injury program. now the nfl commissioner is reviewing the suspensions of the four. after he heard the decision, will tweeted victory is mine. smith tweeted a thank you message
Sep 22, 2012 4:00am PDT
barack obama by about 5 points. virginia, another important state that the president won four years ago, mitt romney would like to grab back, he's down by 6 points in our average. wisconsin, where paul ryan is from, down by 9 points. mitt romney was interviewed last night. listen to what he said. >> you are slipping in the polls at this moment. at love republicans are concerned about this campaign. you bill yourself as a turn around artist. how are you going to turn this campaign around? >> actually, we're tied in the poll. we're all within the margin of error. we bounce around week to week, day to day. there are some days we're up, some dags woor down. we go forward with my message that this is a time to reinvigorate the american economy, not by expanding government and raising taxes on people but instead by making sure government encourages entrepreneurship, innovation, and gets the private sector hiring again. >> polls are a snapshot of how people feel right now. we have six and a half weeks until the election. those debates could definitely move the needle. randi? >> no question abo
Sep 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
: he dropped a previously planned trip to virginia to survey the damage left by tropical storm isaac in louisiana. >> i have a lot of questions for you but i'm here to learn and draw attention to what's going on here so people around the country know you need help. >> reporter: there was cleaning up to do after the convention and had nothing to do with all those balloons. >> what do you want me to tell romney? i can't tell him to do that. he can't do that to himself. >> reporter: clint eastwood's script with an empty chair that was supposed to be president obama had some on the floor cheering. the romney family was not laughing. >> we appreciated clint's support. he's a unique guy and did a unique thing. >> reporter: judging an american icon like clint eastwood through a political lens doesn't work. his ad libbing was a break and the crowd enjoyed it. the president's twitter account sent this tweet saying, this seat is taken. >> not a word about his record in massachusetts where job growth was 47th out of 50. >> reporter: in signs of the fight to come, they released a video counterin
Sep 30, 2012 3:00am PDT
near the west virginia border where she raises hens, hogs, and cattle. a third of her costs go to animal feed. prices for chicken and pig feed has skyrocketed. >> it was 1477 on july and now 16.79. so it's gone up by $2 in two months. >> that's a significant amount. >> the pig pallet was 12.22 and now it's 15.06. >> so it's going get worse. >> it's going to cost a lot more. >> she's now charging more and plans to switch from corn-based feed to sorghum. >> it's requiring creativity. >> since she doesn't raise broiler chickens, the kind you eat, she's hoping to avoid the worst of the spike feed and unlike most of the american farmers, she grass feeds her cattle means she won't have to worry about grain prices for them. back in washington. his customers are worth it. one tongue-in-cheek solution to the problem? >> more tofu. >> reporter: then, again, tofu is made of soy. >>> black holes may be featured in holes like star trek, but now we're going to tell you more about them thiefrmt some of the most destructive and mysterious monsters in the universe. we will journey to the center
Sep 16, 2012 3:00am PDT
national convention. but take a look at florida and virginia. it shoes obama leave but they're within the sampling area, but they're virtually tied. this time they're targeting the federal reserve. the stock market bounced higher this past week after the central bank announced its latest move to stimulate the economy. it's buying up additional dollars in mortgage-backed securities. the program is aimed at pushing mortgage rates even lower but critics including even vice-presidential candidate paul ryan says it's a bad idea that will do little to help the middle class. >> we don't need sugar-high economics, we don't need economic money creation. we need economic growth. we don't want to print money. we want opportunity and growth. and when they do this to our money, it undermines the credibility of our money. >> the obama campaign is responding to the latest attack by saying, quote, congressman ryan has no credibility when it comes to helping the middle class. >>> the 2012 cast is campaign i giving the "snl" cast plenty to talk about. there are a few new places. check this out. >> elec
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